According to the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF), Irish hotels and guesthouses are reporting occupancy levels of 22% nationally for December.
The IHF said that, following a 91% drop in revenues in November, the participants of the latest hotel industry survey conducted by the federation are projecting a 72% drop in revenues on average for the first three weeks of December, and 44% of the survey's participants said that they are expecting falls of more than 75% in revenues.
278 properties across Ireland with a combined 30,700 guest rooms took part in the survey, which was conducted between December 8 and December 10.
Occupancy In Dublin, Other Cities And Rest Of The Country
The Dublin city and county venues that took part in the survey reported December occupancy levels of 21%, while the venues located in the country's other cities that took part in the survey reported December occupancy levels of 29% and venues located across the rest of the country, excluding cities, reported December occupancy levels of 19%. All of the occupancy levels that were reported are down considerably year-on-year due to the impact of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.
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